Residents evacuated following haz-mat situation

Some tense moments at a nursing home today, after a haz-mat scare, forced everyone in the building, to be evacuated.

Police and firefighters were called to Bluegrass Care and Rehabilitation, on Pimlico Parkway in Lexington just before 10:00 AM this morning.

Police say the mixture of common household cleaners, bleach and hydrochloric acid were poured down a drain.

Residents noticed a smell and called firefighers.

About 5o wheelchair or bedridden residents had to be evacuated.

They were later allowed back in.

No one was hurt.


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